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The Easter story

The Easter story

First Reading Level 4
The Easter story

  • A sensitive retelling of the classic Bible story, specially written for children developing reading confidence.
  • The dramatic events of Jesus’s final journey are evocatively illustrated with vibrant artwork.
  • Developed in conjunction with reading experts at Roehampton University.
  • Beautifully produced with a hard cover and a ribbon marker.


Key Stage: KS1 E/RE; Age 4+

Lexile Measure: 560L

Book Band: 8 - Purple

BIC: A2N79

Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9781409554684
48 pages
196 x 130mm

Illustrator: John Joven

Russell Punter

Russell Punter was born in Bedfordshire, England. From an early age he enjoyed writing and illustrating his own stories. He later trained as a graphic designer at art college in West Sussex before entering publishing. Since then, he has written over fifty books for children, including original fiction in both picture book and young reader formats.

Russell Punter


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